The Van Putte Gardens Team

We wouldn’t be a leader in the green industry without our skilled and knowledgeable Green Thumb staff. These are the people who are out in our nursery, greenhouse, and garden center every day, making Van Putte Gardens your number one resource for information about gardening and landscaping.
Kyle Van Putte, CNLP
CEO / President / Landscape Division Manager, Since 1987
Holly Cirella (Van Putte)
CFO / Vice President, Since 1991
Carl Van Putte
Chairman of the Board, Since 1965
Sue Van Putte
Senior Vice President, Since 1975
Jodi Avery
Assistant Manager – Gift Shop & Market, Since 2011
Nicole Bartlett
Landscape Design Consultant – Commercial Accounts, Since 2015

Richard Burke
Assistant Manager – Nursery / In-House Design, Since 2002
Kristen Davies
Landscape Design Consultant, Since 2014
Chris DeRose
Asst. Manager – Garden Center, Nursery, & Water Gardens, Since 1989
Hope Fox
Assistant Manager – Garden Center, Since 2001
Katie Gailey
Office Manager, Since 2004
Mike Griffin
General Manager, Since 1998
Jenna Holzschuh
Assistant Manager – Nursery & Perennials, Since 2015
Brittany Keyes, CNLP
Assistant to the CEO & CFO, Since 2015
Bret Matthews
Landscape Design Consultant, Since 2002

Carl McMahon
Nursery Manager, Since 2007
James Patrick
Landscape Design Consultant, Since 2016
Jen Rose
Garden Center Manager – IT, Buyer & Events, Since 2013
Steve Sadwick
Greenhouse Manager / Grower / Botanist / Horticulturist, Since 1987

Pat Schneider
Customer Service – Garden Center, Nursery & Perennials, Since 1998
Loren Stebler Roberts
Front End Manager, Since 1982
Jeremiah Zitz
Green Goods Buyer, Since 2017